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Saudi Arabia

Saudi-Mobil Refinery Ran At 30% Above Design Capacity In 1993

Throughput at the Pemref (Saudi Aramco-Mobil) refinery at Yanbu' averaged320,000 b/d in 1993, some 30% above design capacity, according to Mobil SaudiArabia's Chief Executive, John Detweiler. In an interview with the Saudi dailyal-Eqtisadiah of 31 January, the Mobil official also disclosed that in 1993 theYanpet (SABIC-Mobil) petrochemical plant at Yanbu' produced 780,000 tons ofethylene,...